Soil Study

Explore the geology of northwest Ohio and learn about the powerful forces of nature that shaped this area. Observe the different types of soil and find examples of erosion, deposition and changes in the landscape.

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Ohio Learning Standards:

Kindergarten: K.PS.1, K.ESS.1

1st Grade: 1.LS.1, 1.LS.2

2nd Grade: 2.LS.2

3rd Grade: 3.ESS.1, 3.LS.3

4th Grade: 4.ESS.1, 4.ESS.2, 4.ESS.3, 4.LS.2

6th Grade: 6.ESS.4, 6.ESS.5

7th Grade: 7.LS.2

8th Grade: 8.ESS.3, 8.ESS.4

High School: ENV.ES.3: Lithosphere ENV.ER.4: Soil and land (Mass movement and erosion, Sediment contamination, Land use and land management (including food production, agriculture and zoning)